I have put in place a number of organizational changes and appointments. These developments will help the Office to ensure that Columbia’s academic programs are of the highest quality and that we can support the recruitment and retention of an outstanding and diverse faculty.
Columbia University's Bridge to the Ph.D. Program in STEM Expands into the Fields of Economics and Engineering
The Bridge Program to the Ph.D. will extend into the STEM disciplines of engineering and economics starting in fall 2019.
We are pleased to announce Requests for Proposals for two distinct initiatives: the President’s Global Innovation Fund and the Global Scholars Program.
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Important information on everything from best practices for faculty hiring to tenure guidelines
Help your school or department lay the foundation for attracting a diverse candidate pool and successfully recruiting diverse candidates (pdf).
An appointment to tenure is made only when an individual of widely recognized excellence is found to fill a scholarly need that is central to the University's purposes.
Access online courses, programs, initiatives and tools, and share best practices in leveraging online and digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides consultations for faculty and graduate student instructors at Columbia on curriculum planning, teaching techniques, and other teaching and learning topics.
A number of resources are available to assist faculty, officers of research, postdoctoral fellows, and staff in identifying funding for research and training.
Download and use this guide (pdf) to develop and implement a mentoring program tailored to the needs of your faculty.
Start here to register new programs leading to a degree or certificate with the New York State Education Department before marketing or advertising them in any way and before admitting students.
Look here for advisory and documentation services and information on a host of issues, including— but not limited to—visas, employment, travel, and tax-filing obligations.
Top Work/Life Services
For a complete list, visit the Office of Work/Life.
The School and Child Care Search Service has gathered many resources within this website to help all families who are searching for child care and schools and invite you to use these as you research options.
Columbia offers services that help faculty through the relocation process.
We offer an array of resources to help support parents and is committed to ensuring that the needs of lactating women are met.
Columbia offers dual career services to assist the accompanying spouses/partners of newly recruited faculty with the challenges of conducting academic and non-academic job searches in a new location.
Statistics and Facts
For more information on Columbia’s vibrant community of 31,000 students and roughly 16,000 employees, of whom nearly 4,000 are full-time faculty, visit the statistics and facts page.
31,317 students enrolled across the University during the fall of 2016.
3,999 full-time faculty for both Morningside and Medical Center campuses for fall 2016
$1 billion in sponsored research projects each year in over 200 research centers and institutes
Most Requested Policies
Visit the Administrative Policy Library for a complete list.
This website contains valuable information to help students, faculty, and staff understand some of the policies and regulations of the University.
Federal law sets forth specific requirements for addressing allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Rules of University Conduct, found in Chapter XLIV of the Statutes of Columbia University, are intended to ensure that all members of our community may engage in our cherished traditions of free expression and open debate.
A guide to Columbia and its organization, resources, and governance
The University Charters and Statutes are maintained by the Office of the Secretary.
This guide covers requirements and best practices on a variety of topics including academic integrity, student mental health, challenges, discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, reporting obligations and other issues.